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Old 02-20-2008, 12:40 PM   #1
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Default Quick question for tastybrew calculator

I have been fooling around with the calculator on www.tastybrew.com and was wondering about apparent attenuation. If I'm doing an extract recipe with white labs california ale yeast, what number should I use for apparent attenuation? I noticed this number really affects the final gravity, which I'm trying to figure out.

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Old 02-20-2008, 01:57 PM   #2
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White Labs lists is on their website as 73-80% so say 75% and you should be fine. I usually just put 75% when I calculate on tastybrew.

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Ok that's what I figured. Now another question regarding tastybrew- how do you put pale malt extract in the recipe? I'll probably just use amber lme for the calculations. Will this get it fairly close?

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I think "Light Malt Extract Syrup" would be a closer match.

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